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Flash Capacitor 



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Flash Capacitor 

Written By: Jay 



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PARTS: 


• Scissors (1) 


Camera (1) 


Small Flathead Screwdriver (1) 





SUMMARY 

If you need a large capacitor, but you don't want to buy one, grab your old camera and we 
can get a nice-sized one! 

*NOTE: There are loads of other things inside of a camera you can take, including a lens 
and an LCD display. Don't toss these parts out! 



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Flash Capacitor 



Step 1 — Flash Capacitor 




• First, you want to remove all of the 
screws. 



Step 2 




• Next, you will want to open it up 
and remove all screws inside. 

• You can see the capacitor inside. 



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Flash Capacitor 



Step 3 




• Next, you will want to cut the capacitor wires. 

• If your camera was recently used, the capacitor may still be charged. Touch the 
leads to a piece of metal to discharge it. 

• And then you have your capacitor! 



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If you have trouble with unscrewing your camera's screws, get a small Phillips-head 
screwdriver, but these are harder to find in this small size. 



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